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PlantFiles: Bromeliad, Neoregelia
Neoregelia fosteriana 'Fosperior'

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Family: Bromeliaceae (bro-mee-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Neoregelia (nee-oh-reg-EL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fosteriana (fos-ter-ee-AY-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Fosperior

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is monocarpic
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive MotherNature4 On Feb 25, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Beautiful burgandy foliage in adequate light. This is an old cultivar probably a cross between N. fosteriana and N. spectabilis.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida



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